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Tutorials for Learning About Development for Microsoft Dynamics CRM

[Applies to: Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011]

This topic lists the walkthroughs that are included in the SDK, and tells you where to download hands-on labs, to get you started with development for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 and Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online. For the fastest way to get some code running, see Run a Simple Program Using Microsoft Dynamics CRM Web Services.

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Hands-On Labs

A useful resource is the Dynamics CRM 2011 Developer Training Kit, which you can download. This kit contains presentations, videos, and hands-on labs that will help you learn how to extend Microsoft Dynamics CRM.

The following table lists the labs that are available in the kit.

 

Folder name Description

Azure

Learn how to set up and integrate the Windows Azure Service Bus, which provides a hosted, secure, and broadly accessible infrastructure for communication.

Dialogs

Learn how to build and run a dialog process, providing a way to have process automation interact with the user.

LINQ

Get started using the Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 LINQ provider, which can be used for both querying and modifying data.

MPR

Walk through the steps needed to make your solution available in the Microsoft Dynamics Marketplace.

Plugins

Learn how to use plug-ins to perform an action on the create and update events of records. You will also use the new transaction feature in plug-ins to group operations on multiple entities.

SecurityAndJQueryOData

Learn how to set up and use field level security and role-based forms.

Also learn about the client-side extensibility available through the client-side APIs, the OData end point and use of the common JQuery JavaScript library.

SelfGuidedExplorationCRM2011

Explore, in an overview, what is new in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011.

SelfGuidedExplorationNew

Get a basic understanding of Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 and an overview of new features such as visualizations and the ribbon.

Silverlight

Learn about using Silverlight as a first class component for extending the user interface.

SolutionPackaging

Explore the new solution capabilities in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011, including how to use the solution editor to package, install, and uninstall solutions.

UserExperienceExtensibility

Begin to explore the user experience related extensibility of Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011. This includes customizing the ribbon, using Silverlight, and filtering lookups using views.

VisualizationsAndDashboards

Explore the new data charting, dashboard, and reporting capabilities in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011.

WCF

Learn how to use the Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) interface for working with data, services, and metadata. This new API is streamlined to improve performance while still providing a productive developer experience. You can work with the WCF API using both early and late bound data types.

WorkflowVS2010

Explore the new workflow capabilities in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 that are made possible by the use of Windows Workflow Foundation 4. You will learn how the web-based workflow designer can be used to design workflows and how these workflows can be exported as XAML for modification by a developer.

Walkthroughs

The following table lists the walkthroughs that are available in this SDK documentation. The CRM Developer Center on MSDN shows these walkthroughs organized by topic area. Check it out!

 

Category Link

Authentication

Walkthrough: Connect Using Java for Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online

Authentication

Walkthrough: Single Sign-on from a Custom Web Page

Client Applications

Walkthrough: Use the SOAP Endpoint for Web Resources with JavaScript

Client Applications

Walkthrough: Use the SOAP Endpoint for Web Resources with Silverlight

Customization

Walkthrough: Add a Custom Button to an Existing Group for a Specific Entity

Customization

Walkthrough: Add a Custom Button to an Existing Group for all Entities

Customization

Walkthrough: Add a Custom Group to an Existing Tab for a Specific Entity

Customization

Walkthrough: Add a Custom Tab to a Specific Entity

Customization

Walkthrough: Hide Ribbon Elements

Developer Extensions

Walkthrough: Build a Console Application That Connects to Microsoft Dynamics CRM Using Developer Extensions

Developer Extensions

Walkthrough: Build a Plug-in That Connects to Microsoft Dynamics CRM Using Developer Extensions

Developer Extensions

Walkthrough: Build a Web Application That Connects to Microsoft Dynamics CRM Using Developer Extensions

Plugins

Walkthrough: Configure Assembly Security for an Offline Plug-In

Plugins

Walkthrough: Register a Plug-in Using the Plug-in Registration Tool

Plugins

Walkthrough: Register an Azure-Aware Plug-in with Plug-in Registration Tool

Windows Azure

Walkthrough: Configure CRM for Integration with Windows Azure

Windows Azure

Walkthrough: Configure Windows Azure ACS (Version 1) for Microsoft Dynamics CRM Integration

Windows Azure

Walkthrough: Configure Windows Azure ACS (Version 2) for Microsoft Dynamics CRM Integration

Workflows

Walkthrough: Create a New Workflow in Visual Studio

Workflows

Walkthrough: Modify an Existing Workflow in Visual Studio

Sample Code

There are hundreds of samples found throughout this SDK documentation. For an alphabetical list, see Sample Code Directory. A more user friendly list can be found on the CRM Developer Center on MSDN, which shows the sample code organized by topic area. Check it out!

Other Resources

See Also

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011
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